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Sport Paul Gallen vs Barry Hall: Boxing legend Danny Green hits back at critics of Code War bout

12:40  12 november  2019
12:40  12 november  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Gallen fumes at judges after 'Code War' draw

  Gallen fumes at judges after 'Code War' draw Barry Hall has come away from his professional boxing debut with a draw against the still undefeated Paul Gallen.Hall gave a great account of himself in his professional boxing debut, threatening to end Gallen's undefeated streak but was ultimately unable to defeat the NRL legend.

NRL legend Paul Gallen will face AFL legend Barry Hall in the Code War boxing bout on November 15. Cronulla Sharks premiership winner Gal will fight Syndey Swans premiership winner Big Bad Barry at Margaret Court Arena on November 15.

Cronulla Sharks legend Paul Gallen has AFL great Barry Hall firmly in his sights. Aussie boxing great Danny Green has been a chief organiser for the bout that pits together two men with hard- hitting reputations in the The bout marks Hall 's first professional fight since retiring from the AFL in 2011.

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Australian boxing legend Danny Green has hit back at Lucas Browne after the former heavyweight world champion criticised this Friday's Paul Gallen-Barry Hall fight.

Browne is unhappy at the size of the paycheck Gallen and Hall will pocket for fighting six two-minute rounds.

"That's just Aussie boxing for you," the former WBA heavyweight champion said this week.

"I get paid f--k all - and most Aussie boxers get paid f--k all."

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  Barry Hall-Paul Gallen bout ends in draw Barry Hall and Paul Gallen have shared the spoils in their fight over six rounds in Melbourne.In an even contest over six two-minute rounds, the fight was scored a majority draw.

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Barry Hall has savagely fired back at Paul Gallen as the war of words between the former football superstars heats up ahead of their highly-anticipated bout . Hall took another crack at Gallen in a post on boxing champion and fight promoter Danny Green ’s Instagram with the video showing a

It's not the first time a Gallen fight has attracted criticism from the boxing community, and Green, who is promoting the event, hit back hard, saying the attention Gallen and Hall are generating will give fighters like twins Andrew and Jason Moloney valuable exposure.

Danny Green wearing a suit and tie smiling and looking at the camera © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

Andrew is fighting for the WBA interim super flyweight title against Elton Dharry and will headline the card at Margaret Court Arena in front of a national audience he otherwise wouldn't have.

"Andrew's the main event, and I'll give you the heads up why," Green told Sporting News.

"We put Hall vs Gallen on as the showcase fight because they're such big personalities and have such big profiles.

"Without that big fight which - allows us to get it on Main Event in pubs and clubs and in a big stadium - the Moloney boys wouldn't have the opportunity to fight on a national stage with this kind of audience.

Paul Gallen vs Barry Hall: Lucas Browne claps back at Danny Greene after undercard snub

  Paul Gallen vs Barry Hall: Lucas Browne claps back at Danny Greene after undercard snub Former heavyweight world champion Lucas Browne has returned serve in his fiery exchange with boxing legend Danny Greene over Friday's Paul Gallen-Barry Hall fight. Browne expressed his anger towards the sizeable paycheck that will be handed out from the bout between the two football legends earlier this week, after questions surrounding whether he would be willing to take on Gallen."The reason I'm not fighting Gallen, is Gallen is getting paid ten times more than I am for fighting someone who isn't a boxer," Browne said in an Instagram video to fans earlier in the week.

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"This will be the biggest pay per view of the year, and Andrew Moloney will headline that on the big stage, and that makes me very proud."

Green also responded directly to Browne's criticism, claiming the heavyweight could have appeared on the show.

Browne was reportedly offered a spot on the card, but Green said the quality of opponent the heavyweight's camp had in mind made it unfeasible.

“Someone came to us and said ‘will you put Lucas Browne on your show?’ Green told Sporting News.

“We said yes - that’s a fact. We said yes.

“But the opponent that Lucas Browne wanted to fight was nowhere near credible enough for us to put it on.

“We weren’t prepared to discredit the sport of boxing by putting on someone who wasn’t a credible opponent for someone of Lucas Browne’s experience.

“So, we chose not to put Lucas Browne on in a fight that was a free fight. Put this in perspective - we had this fight for free. A free fight!

"But we're putting on a show that all people in Australia are going to watch - especially boxing fans - and go ‘wow’ that was incredible.

"This gives us the opportunity to give a platform for an up and coming future star of Australian boxing.

"With all due respect, Lucas’ star has shone. Now we’re looking for the future."

Paul Gallen vs Barry Hall: Meet Andrew Moloney, the man headlining Gallen vs Hall .
Andrew Moloney will headline the biggest pay per view of the year. " It's been a long time coming for Moloney, who lost his first seven amateur boxing matches before deciding to ditch footy to commit himself to boxing full time. "I had people telling me 'maybe boxing's not for you,' but I decided to quit footy and focus on boxing and the results started to change pretty quickly," Moloney told Sporting News. "Next thing I knew I was on the Australian team and travelling the world and was lucky enough to go to two Commonwealth Games and win gold in Glasgow.

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